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Pete Townshend
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and main songwriter for the rock band The Who. His c...
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Billie Holiday
Eleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
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Hope Temple
Hope Temple, born as Alice Maude (called "Dotie") Davis (27 December 1859 – 10 May 1938) was an Irish songwriter and composer. She was also known as "Mrs. André Messager".
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Carl Bohm
Carl Bohm (also known as Carl Bohm, Henry Cooper [pseudonym] and Karl Bohm) (11 September 1844 – 4 April 1920) was a German pianist and composer. Bohm is regarded as one of the leading German songwriters of the 19th century, ...
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Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered ...
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Plácido Domingo Jr.
Plácido Domingo Jr., also known as Plácido and Plácido Jr., is a Mexican-Spanish singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.
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Leonard Cohen
Leonard Norman Cohen CC GOQ (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships.
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Rod McKuen
Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen (April 29, 1933 – January 29, 2015) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, and actor. He was one of the best-selling poets in the United States during the late 1960s. Throughout his career, McKuen p...
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Mary Chapin Carpenter
Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C. clubs before signing in the late 1980s with Columbia Records, who marketed her as a coun...
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Billy Joel
William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-s...
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Harry Parr-Davies
Harry Parr-Davies (24 May 1914 – 14 October 1955) was a Welsh composer and songwriter. He was born Harry Parr Davies in Briton Ferry, Neath, South Wales and was a musical prodigy, having composed whole operettas by the time he ...
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... Wilson relates several things he has learned about songwriting. ...
... Lennon Songwriting Contest; (2) International Songwriting Contest; (3) USA Songwriting Competition; (4 ... ) Merlefest/Chris Austin Songwriting Contest; (8) Mountain Stage Newsong Contest; (9) Kerrville Folk Festival; (10) Rocky Mountain Folks Festival. ...
... The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is launching Unsigned Only, a competition for ... , songwriting, and originality. The Grand Prize winner will be presented to major record label executives. The effort was founded by Jim Morgan and Candace Avery. ...
... The International Songwriting Competition's (ISC) Unsigned Only is an international contest for ... unsigned solo artists, singers, and bands. Artists are judged on singing, performance, songwriting ...
... songwriting and the nature of collaborative songwriting. Comments on the necessity of combining the ...
... For folk-rocker Patty Larkin, songwriting usually begins with the guitar. A significant part of ... songwriting for her involves hooking into a stream of consciousness, trying to connect phrases and quiet the inner critic. ...
... winner of the 2005 International Songwriting Competition. ...
... Veteran country singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash's approach to songwriting is profiled. The artist ... discusses how she learned to play guitar, her songwriting style, and the role of inspiration in songwriting. ...
... The 2010 ECHO Songwriting Prize competition is previewed. It is designed to identify what is next and best in Canadian independent music. ...